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Warren lands spot on Banking Committee

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s Democratic leadership announced committee assignments Wednesday, and as expected Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will have a seat on the Banking Committee — befitting her previous role as a fierce watchdog of banks and Wall Street.

Warren was also named to two other committees — one on aging, and the other on health, education, labor, and pensions (known as HELP) — that will provide her with additional platforms to work on issues affecting the country’s middle class.

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